After almost a week off, students filed back into Evans Elementary School Monday morning. It was the first day of class since a student allegedly set fire to one of the school's bathrooms last Tuesday.
Hundreds of students and their teachers and staff, are trying to get back to... more »
Crews continue to clean up Evans Elementary School in Colorado Springs Thursday and Friday, after a student set a fire in a bathroom that evacuated the school and shut it down for several days. Now crews are working around the clock to get the school ready for students' return on... more »
EVANS, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say a police officer opened fire on an armed male suspect during a disturbance in Evans south of Greeley. Police say the suspect, whose name has not been released, was shot just after 1 a.m. Saturday. He is being treated at a Greeley hospital, but... more »
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - An 11-year-old boy has died after being shot in the chest near Evans. The Greeley Tribune reports that the boy was taken to a hospital in critical condition after the shooting around 5:15 p.m. Friday. Weld County coroner's officials said the boy died at the hospital... more »
IDAHO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - The top part of the highway up Mount Evans is closing for the season at 7 a.m. Tuesday. Colorado Highway 5 provides access to the top of Mount Evans, whose peak is at more than 14,000 feet. The Colorado Department of Transportation closes a five-mile... more »
UPDATE: The Amber Alert for 9 month old Naveah Lopez has been cancelled.
Sheridan Police tells us she was found in Evans, CO around 4:30 this morning with Peter Madrid.
A police officer recognized the white Ford Focus, and pulled the car over. Madrid was arrested, and Naveah... more »
Pueblo Police report that an ex-con labeled as a Sexually Violent Predator, Emmanuel Bitsuie, is living in the 1200 block of E. Evans Ave.
Previously, he was homeless.
Bitsuie is on Intensive Supervised Parole for the next 22 months and his movements are being tracked with a GPS... more »
Animal rights group PETA(People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) made a stop at a Colorado Springs elementary school this afternoon.
A member in a wounded elephant costume called "Ellie" greeted students and parents as school got out at Evans Elementary around 3pm.
The "elephant" handed out activity... more »
A family's runaway experimental balloon aircraft crash-landed after floating away from home, but there was no sign of a 6-year-old boy authorities thought had been inside. A sheriff's official reported at 3 pm that the boy climbed into a box attached to the balloon, but it was not attached when... more »